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The Affiliate, November/December 2010 - Volume 36, Number 2, 2009–2010 Awards of Achievement Winners

2009–2010 Awards of Achievement Winners

By Maria Vittoria “Giugi” Carminati

The annual Awards of Achievement program provides ABA YLD affiliated national, state, local, and specialty bar young lawyer organizations the opportunity to submit their best projects for evaluation by a jury of their peers.

COMPREHENSIVE APPLICATIONS

Division IA—Young lawyer membership of 8,000 or more
1ST PLACE
State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division

2ND PLACE
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Texas Young Lawyers Association

Division IB—Young lawyer membership of more than 3,000 and less than 8,000
1ST PLACE
North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

2ND PLACE
State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
State Bar of Wisconsin Young Lawyers Division

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division

Division IC—Young lawyer membership of less than 3,000
1ST PLACE
Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Division IIA—Young lawyer membership of 2,000 or more
1ST PLACE
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Division IIB—Young lawyer membership of more than 800 but less than 2,000
1ST PLACE
Austin Young Lawyers Association

2ND PLACE
Houston Young Lawyers Association

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section


Division IIC—Young lawyer membership of 800 or less
1ST PLACE
Young Lawyers Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association

SINGLE PROJECT—SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC

Division IA—Young lawyer membership of 8,000 or more
1ST PLACE
Texas Young Lawyers Association
R U Safe? Protecting Yourself in Cyberspace

2ND PLACE
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference
Legal Handbook for Cancer Survivors

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Fundraising for the Illinois Bar Foundation/Young Lawyers Division Children’s Assistance Fund

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division
Statewide Service Project

Division IB—Young lawyer membership of more than 3,000 and less than 8,000
1ST PLACE
North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Project Grace

2ND PLACE
State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section
Michigan Youth Leadership Summit

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
Special Olympics South Carolina

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Community Day of Service 2010

Division IC—Young lawyer membership of less than 3,000
1ST PLACE
Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Tennessee Flood Disaster Legal Services

2ND PLACE
Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
CBA-YLS Making a Difference Soup Kitchen Project

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Legal Aid Clinic

Division IC—Young lawyer membership of less than 3,000 (continued)
CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Kansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
They Had a Dream Too
Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Voices Against Violence
New Jersey State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
New Jersey Wills for Heroes Project

Division ID— Affiliates in any of the above categories that have been in existence for fewer than three years.
1ST PLACE
Alaska Bar Association Young Lawyers
Breaking the Cycle: Raising Community Voices Against Domestic Violence

Division IIA—Young lawyer membership of 2,000 or more
1ST PLACE
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Protejase! Luche Contra el Fraude (Protect Yourself! Fight Against Fraud)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Serving Our Seniors

Division IIB—Young lawyer membership of more than 800 but less than 2,000
1ST PLACE
Houston Young Lawyers Association
What’s So Special About Special Education?

2ND PLACE
Austin Young Lawyers Association
Re-Entry Guide

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Community Law Week

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Operation M.V.P. (Military & Veterans Project)

Division IIC—Young lawyer membership of 800 or less
CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Dress to Impress

SINGLE PROJECT—SERVICE TO THE BAR

Division IA—Young lawyer membership of 8,000 or more
1ST PLACE
State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division
Public Interest Internship Program

Division IA—Young lawyer membership of 8,000 or more (continued)
2ND PLACE
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference
Bench–Bar Dinner

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Environment and the Law Symposium

Division IB—Young lawyer membership of more than 3,000 and less than 8,000
1ST PLACE
State Bar of Wisconsin Young Lawyers Division
Young Lawyers Leadership Conference

2ND PLACE
South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
2010 Annual Bar Convention

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section
Service to the Bar
North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Young Lawyer International Summit

Division IC—Young lawyer membership of less than 3,000
1ST PLACE
The Iowa State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Legislative Leadership Academy

2ND PLACE
Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
VBA Diversity Job Fair

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
New Jersey Sate Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Career Options in the Legal Profession

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
YLS Bench–Bar Receptions

Division IIA—Young lawyer membership of 2,000
1ST PLACE
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Lunch and Learn

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Trial Superstars

Division IIB—Young lawyer membership of more than 800 but less than 2,000
1ST PLACE
Houston Young Lawyers Association
HYLA Swearing-in Ceremony

Division IIB—Young lawyer membership of more than 800 but less than 2,000 (continued)
2ND PLACE
Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Practicing Green Initiative

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Austin Young Lawyers Association
Bar & Grill

Division IIC—Young lawyer membership of 800 or less
CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Cocktails with the Court

MINORITY PROJECTS

Division IA—Young lawyer membership of 8,000 or more
1ST PLACE
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference
Oliver Hill/Samuel Tucker Prelaw Institute

2ND PLACE
Texas Young Lawyers Association
El Paso Pre-Law Symposium

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division
Pathways to Endless Opportunities Series

Division IB—Young lawyer membership of more than 3,000 and less than 8,000
1ST PLACE
North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Bar Exam Writing Clinics

2ND PLACE
South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
Minority Pre-Law Conference

Division IIA—Young lawyer membership of 2,000 or more
CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Division IIB—Young lawyer membership of more than 800 but less than 2,000
1ST PLACE
Houston Young Lawyers Association
HYLA Urban Debate League

NEWSLETTER PROJECTS

Budget $0
1ST PLACE
Kansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
The YLS Forum

2ND PLACE
Texas Young Lawyers Association
TYLA eNews

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Executive Council Link-Up

Budget $0–$1,000
1ST PLACE
Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Tennessee Young Lawyer

2ND PLACE
Washington State Bar Young Lawyers Division
De Novo

Budget $1,000 or more
1ST PLACE
North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
The Advocate

2ND PLACE
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
The Dicta

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyer Division
The YLD Review
State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section
Inter Alia

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Pocket Parts
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference
Docket Call: The Newsletter of the Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar

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